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Happy Holidays!

Dec 25 - Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays & Happy New Year to all from the Lamma-zine!

Solar Panels @ Sunset

Dec 24 - While admiring the sunset, Lamma-Por pointed out a new solar cell installation...

Home Sweet Xmas Home

Dec 17 - My path home "blocked" by another Typically Lamma! obstacle.

Enjoy the Beach!

Dec 16 - A Typically Lamma! sign, hand-painted and unique. ex-Tannery Beach.

Tai Peng Social Sunday ~ Christmas

Dec 8 - "Thank you to everyone who supported the Tai Peng Social Sunday..."

Compunicate PC @ Night

Dec 7 - The jungle home office PC that's bringing you the Lamma-zine.

8 Bands @ Folk Festival

Dec 6 - Yung Shue Wan Folk Festival. Saturday 18th Dec 2021

Wow!

Dec 5 - One of most amazing drone sunset photos of our home island.

Birthday Wishes

Dec 4 - Lots of good wishes flooding in today for my birthday, mostly in messages...

Lamma NFT Collection

Dec 3 - The hype around NFT has finally arrived on Lamma.

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Dec 25:  Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays & Happy New Year to all from the Lamma-zine!

Click above for more Lamma Landscapes I've created in various art styles. A4 monthly wall calendars still available.

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Dec 24:  Solar Panels @ Sunset

Christmas Eve sunset. While admiring the sunset, Lamma-Por pointed out a new solar cell installation on a neighbouring rooftop! We know the friendly occupants personally, so a sunny solar panel interview might be coming up soon, I hope!

Most of the very rare postal spam we're getting in Lamma post boxes is solar panel installation-related. But there are just a handful of installations (according to drone fly-over pictures), despite very attractive promotions by HK Electric. See this one in Sok Kwu Wan, South Lamma:

Click above for detailed info. The biggest solar panel installation in all of HK is still inside the Lamma Power Station, I believe:

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Dec 17:  Home Sweet Xmas Home

My path home "blocked" by another Typically Lamma! obstacle. These bananas will be ripe for Christmas lunch on our house's rooftop or patio, I hope.

Plus our house's door with our wreath, reused from last year. We love living deep in a wild banana grove, just besides the completely natural forest.

Rising above the trees, view from our house's rooftop with its sweeping views over Lantau Island, Kowloon, Central Harbour and South Lamma Island.
5 out of our 6 closest neighbours are single-family village houses. It's a great environment to raise children, very reminiscent of me growing up in a single-family chalet in the Swiss countryside, except my current sweeping ocean views, of course.

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Dec 16:  Enjoy the Beach!

A Typically Lamma! sign, hand-painted and unique. ex-Tannery Beach, a.k.a. Nga Kau Wan.
Notice the lone sunbather behind the sign, having the entire beach to himself.    

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Dec 8:  Tai Peng Social Sunday ~ Christmas

The Organiser writes: "Thank you to everyone who supported the Tai Peng Social Sunday - Christmas Edition.

From the friendly stallholders with their arty crafts, bric-à-brac and homemade produce, the many amazing bakers and cooks who took time out of their busy schedules to make cakes and bakes for charity, the talented musicians and dancers who brought a smile to everyone's faces, the volunteers who manned stalls and take people round TPCG, to the people who came along and made sure we had an event.

We raised $15K for local charity Living Lamma which we're thrilled about! Thank you all so much!

Our next event will be on the 3 April and our charity will be Habitat for Humanity.

Thanks also to the incredibly talented Rebecca Durston for the pics, and to Ed Williams w who must have washed hundreds of plates and pieces of cutlery so we could reduce the amount of waste we produced."

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Dec 7:  Compunicate PC @ Night

The jungle home office PC that's bringing you the Lamma-zine.

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Dec 6:  8 Bands/Musicians @ Folk Festival

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Dec 5:  Wow!

One of most amazing drone sunset photos of our home island I've ever seen, shot yesterday by my neighbour DJ Clark, a Drone and Phone professional.

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Dec 4:  Birthday Wishes

Lots of good wishes flooding in today for my birthday, mostly in messages and on Facebook, like the clipartsy one above. At my age, I'll take them any way I can receive them.

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Dec 3:  Lamma NFT Collection

Yes, the massive worldwide hype around NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) has finally arrived on Lamma as well. The only local artist I know of so far who's dabbling in selling his art online on the blockchain is: Me! If you're another one, contact me for free promotion!

Have a look to get an idea what it's all about, my 3 collections of digital images so far, HK and Lamma ones available as printed calendars, another collection in progress:

P.S. Just in, one more local NFT artist!
I've adviced her a bit initially for the setup, but now she's off on her own with her amazing artworks!
Take a bow, Jacqueline Donaldson!

 

 
 

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